Academic cv

Consulting cv



  • 2015
    PhD in Sustainable Development
    Columbia University
    • School of International and Public Affairs
    • Thesis title - Three essays on political institutions and environmental governance
    • Advisor - Michael Ting
  • 2009
    MSc. Ecology and Evolution
    Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland
    • Thesis title - Developing a model and database for assessing food production systems’ sensitivity to phosphate rock shortages at the world scale
  • 2006
    BSc. Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences


  • 2017-
    Assistant Professor
    Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics
  • 2017-2019
    Omidyar postdoctoral fellow
    Santa Fe Institute


  • 2022
    • Horizon Europe ~ AdJUST ~ PI of workstreams on institutions, unions and firms ~ £500k
  • 2020
    • Rebuilding Macroeconomics Sustainability Hub ~ The dynamics of green product innovations ~ £60k
  • 2018
    • AXA Future Research Leader Fellowship ~ Firm networks, coordination failures and the role of industrial policy in the low-carbon transition ~ £120k

Academic Interests

  • Environmental economics
    • Directed technological change and the environment
    • Innovation and industrial policy
    • Policy evaluation
  • Climate political economy
    • Climate and social policy as complements
    • Corporate environmental strategies
    • Institutional capacity and trust for climate governance

Other Interests

  • Hobbies: Nature, music